Senior Protocol Engineer

Who we are

Game7 is a community formed to accelerate the adoption of Web3 gaming through crowdsourcing, to create public goods that can be owned by many. It’s a home for those who want to influence, shape, and build a better gaming industry, where the interests of players and developers are aligned.We are building a gaming nation, one that represents over 3 billion players and $200 billion in annual economic activity.

Our nation is governed by meritocracy, a system where a citizen’s contributions, not capital, grant them status, rewards and influence. It’s this philosophy that will create a more equitable and sustainable gaming future.

As part of this, we are building targeted products and offerings that specifically address the challenges that the industry desperately needs solutions for.

About this team

We are actively seeking a Senior Smart Contract Engineer with a robust background in Ethereum Layer 2 blockchain development and Protocol Engineering to sit within our Engineering team. In this role, you will spearhead the development and maintenance of smart contracts, focusing particularly on Layer 2 solutions to enhance scalability and efficiency. Collaborating closely with product managers, designers, and engineers, you will be instrumental in creating and implementing scalable and innovative blockchain solutions for our platform.

Responsibilities:

  • Layer 2, Layer 3 and Ethereum Smart Contract Development: Lead the design, development, and deployment of secure and efficient smart contracts on Ethereum Layer 2 blockchains. Implement industry best practices for code quality, security, and optimization.

  • Blockchain Architecture and System Design: Collaborate with the product team to define and develop the technical architecture for blockchain solutions, ensuring integration with Layer 2 and Layer 3 technologies.

  • Standards and Protocol Integration: Keep up-to-date with the latest advancements in Ethereum Layer 2 solutions and Layer 3 solutions. Evaluate and integrate emerging protocols and standards into our blockchain ecosystem.

  • Testing, Auditing, and Optimization: Conduct extensive testing, debugging, and auditing of smart contracts to ensure optimal functionality and security. Focus on optimizing contracts for Ethereum Layer 2 environments, addressing scalability and performance challenges.

  • Technical Leadership and Collaboration: Provide technical expertise and guidance in Ethereum Layer 2 or Layer 3 technologies, leading cross-functional teams and mentoring junior engineers.

  • Documentation and Knowledge Sharing: Create in-depth technical documentation and foster a culture of knowledge sharing and continuous learning within the team.

Your Craft

  • Education and Experience: Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field, with at least 6 years of professional experience in Smart Contract Engineering, including a focus on Ethereum Layer 2 blockchain technologies and Protocols.

  • Technical Skills:

    • Expertise in blockchain technologies, Ethereum Layer 2 solutions and Ethereum Protocol Engineering.

    • Proficiency in programming languages such as Solidity, Vyper, or similar, with experience using Hardhat, Typescript, Rust, and Foundry.

    • Familiarity with Layer 2 or Layer 3 scaling solutions like Optimistic and ZK Rollups, sidechains, and state channels.

    • Experience in integrating and working with various blockchain protocols and infrastructures.

  • Problem-Solving Abilities: Excellent analytical skills with a strong focus on code quality, security, and efficient scalability.

  • Collaboration and Communication: Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate within a team and across departments.

Continuous Learning: Passion for staying abreast of the latest in Ethereum Layer 2 and Layer 3 technologies, and eagerness to adopt new methodologies as needed.

Why work with us?

We do things a little differently here at Game7, as you’d expect from the blockchain. We promise a culture of flexibility, autonomy, and the freedom to contribute to the wider Web3 ecosystem.

Also: a fully remote working environment. Our compensation packages are reflective of the experience and value you bring to the organization and individual projects.

  • Base pay USDC, paid monthly

  • Work Supplies, HW & Home Office Equipment

  • Co-working space or home office-related expenses

  • Any learning or education materials related to work

  • Travel related expenses that are related to work

  • Any expenses related to food and entertainment for work

  • Any expenses related to both physical or mental health and well-being

We’re committed to fostering a progressive work environment that’s centered on forgiveness, empathy, belonging, and psychological well-being. Game7 is an equal opportunities workplace that doesn’t discriminate based on race, ethnicity, gender, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status, or any other legally protected status.

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